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[captioning made possible by wisn-tv] >> countdown to kickoff. the banlers getting ready to face lsu at the home of the green and zpwold. we will check in with the badgers head coach about seeing a familiar face oth plus behind the scenes at college game day. first arks live look outside to start your saturday. we have your gametime forecast. but a look ahead to a warmup. welcome. thanks for starting the day with us. we'll get started with your forecast. shaping up to be a beautiful day out there.
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weekend. we're on our way to a really terrific couple of two, three days in store. 59 degrees. we had some 40's earlier this morning across southern wisconsin but skies generally fair for us. today our temperature coming in mid 50ings will start to feel more humidity tomorrow and monday. but even still this morning it's 48. this morning. later you could leave that at home. we'll make it to 77 degrees this afternoon. perfect weather for barbecue any time this weekend. for tonight around 60. warm and sunny. humid. highs to around 80. labor day monday low 80s and you will feel that humidity. high pressure influences our weather. dry conditions staying with us through monday and tuesday.
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trying to reach for his cell phone crashes his car in the middle of an intersection on milwaukee's north side. this was the scene just before 1:00 this morning. according to milwaukee police, the driver was trying to grab his phone when he lost control of the car. he needed to get a few stitches in his arm. police say he will get a ticket for inattentive driving. >> today the wisconsin badgers open their season with a marquis matchup with the tigers. one of the coaches on the opposite side of the field is a familiar face for the badgers. former badgers defensive coordinator switched sides this off season. so he obviously knows their personnel and offensive tendencies. still, head coach says he's not sure it will be a major factor in today's game. >> he does have an idea of what
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we're still trying to figure out who we are so maybe he's a lot smarter than us. if he knows us better than we know, as we go through across the board, tendencies, he has an idea of what we lid last year but i don't know if he knows -- we don't have any tendencies yet. >> the badgers are underalberto statistics tell us they had a better than years ago but the tigers had more athletic ability. they didn't dominate but they ranked 25th in total defense. lsu's achilles heel ws the pass game. however, the badgers say they would much rather run the ball, which won't be easy.
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size and so forth. definitely everything on the chart weight and height. we know what we're going up against. pretty familiar with the type of speed they bring to the table. so it won't be too shocking. guys with me, played against defense as well. so just going again once again. >> they're a great team. big physical guys. for us we have to get after them. it's i think the trenches. >> today's game is sold out. big 12 sports steven is in green bay and got to explore what it takes to put together college game day. >> this is what you'll see on your tv screen. but now we'll take you behind the scenes.
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is what it is. and without any one of those 90 people who travel every week the show wouldn't be what it is. >> a look inside the production truck. for the next 15 weeks they will travel all across the country. >> it's time consuming. it's constant. there's not a set number of hours. it's every day most of the day. but i love it. so it doesn't seem like work. >> every stadium they visit is special b field. >> this is a no brainer once we saw the game on the field. when will college game day ever get a chance to come, to obviously the shrine to football. >> runs from 8:00 to 11:00 and then the badgers and tigers kick off at 2:30. full live coverage. >> the packers are using today's game as an opportunity
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louisiana. the team along with its concessions company and the game's sponser have teamed up to donate $25,000 to help with flood relief. red cross volunteers will be collecting cash donations before the game. more than 110,000 homes were damaged in the floods. don't forget you can see the wisconsin-lsu game only here. kickoff at 2:30 this afternoon. premier of big 12 sports saturday. milwaukee's mayer is pledging to put more police officers on city streets and spend more money on the department. in an interview published yesterday with the milwaukee journal sentinel the mayer said, the police department
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classes of new officers. now we reached out to the may yor's office for more specifics but we've not heard back. this comes after the city's deadliest month in more than 25 years. more officers need to be on the streets. in the statement he e-mailed before we learned of the mayier's plan he stated the homicide rate per capita is higher than cho is adding officers. he writes, if that isn't a call for us to boost our own police staffing here in milwaukee i don't know what is. it's our turn to step up and prioritize that safety of our people. we plan to follow up with the mayer and alderman about specifics in the coming days. according to milwaukee police chief milwaukee had 24 homicides in august, bringing the total number in the city to
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last year at this time there were 2010 3 homicides. -- 103 homicides. this morning police are trying to track down a suspect who investigators say stole a car and rammed into several other cars. this was the scene yesterday. the police tell us five people were sent to the hospital after the crash. they're all expected to be ok but the driver who triggered it all ran away and is still on the loose. a dramatic end to an overnight police chase in greenfield. police say a stolen car was going the wrong way on 27th street and then went nearly 100 miles an hour on the freeway.
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the chase. that's when an officer hits the fleeing car to make sure it crashes. >> if the office kerr employ this technique safely he will do so. we look for factors such as time of day, other vehicles around, pedestrian traffic what have you. in this instance there was no cars around. it was the perfect opportunity to employ this step. >> four suspects were arrested. extra officers will be on patrol this labor day weekend to make sure everyone gets to their destination safely. local departments and the state patrol will be on the lookout for suspected drunk drivers, people speeding and not wearing seat belts. to prevent traffic tieups the department of transportation is stopping most major road projects until 6:00 p.m. tuesday. the heaviest traffic is
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last month crews responded to more than 200 calls on lake michigan including 11 deaths. rough water and high winds are two of the main causes of injuries and death near lake michigan. you're reminded that weather conditions can change quickly on shorelines and local peers. >> check the weather before you go out, check the water temperatures. here water temperatures are continuously changes. be aware of that when you decide you want to jump water. >> crews say they don't want to scare anyone but they want people to be aware while they're out on the water this holiday weekend. doctors say americans are starting to slim down. but obesity rates are still dangerously high. new details on how wisconsin measures up. later, an indoor theme park larger than 28 football fields. we'll take you for a ride on
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roller coaster. and standing by in the weather center with our forecast. >> the labor day weekend weather feels a lot more like july 4th. how long the 80s stay around. we asked u.s. cellular customers to show us all the beautiful places they get coverage with our strong signal. you posted from the seashore. you shared from your hike. you showed us this sunset. you posted from the farm. and you adventured way out there... a lot of amazing places. ?? u.s. cellular put towers where the other guys don't.
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new, the rate of obesity in wisconsin is slowly shrinking. the group the trust for america's health just released a new report ranking adult obesity rates in all 50 states for 2015. wisconsin is tied with georgia with a rate of 30.7%. that is slightly lower than louisiana has the highest obesity rates, 36.2% of adults there are considered obese. colorado comes in with the lowest rate, 20.2%. the report breaks down the risk of heart disease and cancer related to obesity. there are also suggestions to reduce rates such as more funding for programs to teach young children about healthy eating habits and daily exercise.
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a powerful herb called caratum on the controlled substance act. variations are sold in cafes and the internet. not an opiate but it acts on similar brain receptors. federal drug officials are concerned it's being used as a replacement for drugs like heroin. it has been linked to 15 deaths in the united states this year. even two cups of coffee a day is the norm. but being a coffee drinker might actually be encoded in your dna. >> whether you need a pick me up at work or just happen to be a late lover new research suggests that your habits may be linked to your genes. the study published found that people with a newly identified
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trait. the author of the study believes the new gene impacts coffee consumption by the speed the caffeine is being metabolized. researchers connected data. the study was also conducted to a group of roughly 1700 people in the netherlands and the results were similar. the author said studies that link food with genetic ks help understanding the behind habits and hopefully lead to solution that is ask help change some of our bad choices. >> tonight willie wonka returning to the big screen as a tribute to the late gene wilder. amc theaters will show willie wonka and the traffic factory and blazing saddles. you can see both movies tonight and tomorrow. wilder, a milwaukee native,
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he was 83 years old. all this weekend you have a chance to visit a replica of the vietnam war memorial that stands in our nation's capitol. the traveling vietnam memorial wall is in germantown now. the wall at the american legion post open to visitors 24 hours a day. it will be in germantown through monday. get ready for black lights music and color. the color run is hosting a nighttime 5 k through tonight at miller park. you can still register. it starts at 7:45 p.m. always a fun time. >> cool at night though with the uv lights. >> waking everything up. and also beautiful weather for the fair. in elk horn. so lots of great things to do as we roll into the holiday weekend. some refer to labor day as sort
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weekend. and it's certainly behaving like summer. this weekend take sunglasses, a hat. you can leave the jackets around. if you want to leave the umbrella, but don't put it too far away because we will be looking at wetter weather returning by tuesday. few clouds. dew point temperature coming in at 55. we're looking at sunshine. looks like a great weather day for wisconsin and the lsu tigers. we know there's going to be a badgers w in the column score today. tailgate temperature likely low 70s. but it is cool around wisconsin. 46. we've had fair skies overnight. a new moon overnight as well.
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recovery. so once the sun gets higher we will be looking at a fair amount of warmup for today and light southeast winds. high pressure influencing our weather. you can see a little action. some cloudiness stationary boundry to our west. this action is just not going to move much. the high is going to remain almost wobbling around and that's thanks to the fact we are dealing with tropical storm hermione. she is going to continue to bring very big rains not only to virginia but also baltimore, d.c., we're looking at this storm making its way slowly up the eastern seaboard and then it's going to become nearly stationary. right now tropical storm watches as it moves to the north will lose some of its
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strong and dangerous storm through early next week. taking on a much slower move over all bringing big rains. potentially to even new york. here at home we stay nice and dry. partially because of hermione on the east coast. so talk about sunshine for today. upper 70s. tonight at 11:00. all is quiet. lows tonight will dip into the upper 50s and low 60s. we're still talking about sunshine for your sunday. temperatures near 80 degrees on sunday. action going across minnesota and iowa. sunday and monday. i think this is a little too soon. we're going to be looking at our weather staying dry through monday and a good chunk of tuesday as well. for today 77 degrees. super weekend weather settling in 84 for tomorrow. tuesday warm and muggy. showers and storms for now look to hold off until afternoon and evening and then it's a
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>> give youg a buddy when you play pokemon go. the new feature to help you catch them all. later, going for a star spangled record going on right now to create that giant
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>> welcome back. we're taking a look at some of the stories trending on line. the game has barely been out for two months and already a new feature is being added to pokemon go. being described as sort of a buddy system. according to forbes magazine players jist unearthed a new patch that will allow them to choose a specific bokemon and players can choose one player and earn more and evolve faster. the game's creater says that having a buddy pokemon opens up unique in game rewards and experiences and i'm sure maybe mu players. if you're a thrill seeker you might want to make some travel plans. the biggest indeer theme park just opened up in dubai.
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fields. it is billed as the world's largest cost over $1 billion and took three years to build. the center piece roller coaster is so big it can't fit under one roof and loops outside the building. goes from 0-65 miles an hour in .5 seconds. jackie chan is getting an oscar. the board of governors will give a honorary oscar for his distinctive international career. the 62-year-old has starred in more than 30 martial arts films in addition to writing directing and producing in a statement he says he is grateful for being the first chinese acter to receive the honor. named one of the top three highest paid actors in 2016. he has earned $61 million so far this year. we want to know about the
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keep sharing with us. you can following us on facebook, twitter, and insta gram. 7:26. coming up we are tracking the damage left behind. how families are coping with flooded roads and downed trees this morning. plus, how the storm is affecting our weather. and a live look outside as we head to break. stay with us. you are watching wisn 12 news this morning. i tried hard to quit smoking. but when we brought our daughter home, that was it. now i have nicoderm cq. the nicoderm cq patch with unique extended release technology helps prevent your urge to smoke all day. it's the best thing that ever happened to me.
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>> good morning, everyone. coming up on this saturday checking in with sally in the weather center. some breaking weather happening across the country. >> we're dealing with an earthquake 14 kilometers northwest of pawnee oklahoma. not unheard of that they would see earthquake but reported about 7:05. earth quake 5.6 initially on the richter scale. again in oklahoma.
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and into missouri as well. so we'll be getting more. you were saying it's trending on twitter. but 5.6 a pretty healthy earthquake. here our weather is influenced by high pressure. that will mean sunshine. we'll look at highs today reaching to around 77 degrees. but weatherwise all eyes on tropical storm hermione. as you can see a look at tropical storm watches and warnings. moving up into the boston area for the weekend. what's going to happening with that? it will become stationary so a big rain maker. for us sunshine and a nice weekend in contrast. >> a lot of people who have gone to the east coast for the weekend. >> holiday weekend. >> absolutely. it's almost every state up and down the eastern seaboard. we are keeping an eye on things. well look at some of the damage in the carolinas.
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trees. flooding beaches and now new york city is bracing for the storm. beaches there closed and homes protected by sand bags. hermione was a hurricane as it hit florida early friday morning. a look at cedar key, the streets there looking like rivers. and thousands of people still don't have power in florida and georgia. and the storm may have killed one man who was sleeping in a tent when a tree fell on him. it is the first hurricane to 2005. you can read much more about tropical storm hermione. you can download it for free by searching the app store or google play. it is labor day weekend. many people getting ready to celebrate the unofficial end of summer. aaa estimating 2 million people will fly for the holiday. if you're going to get behind the wheel, gas prices will be at their lowest since 2004.
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with the roads expected to be busy this weekend the wisconsin state patrol said it will send out all of its available resources to keep people safe. they have seen an average of eight traffic deaths during the holiday weekend. the state patrol will focus on areas with high crash rates. wearing seat belts not speeding, sober, without distractions. patrolling from the ou air. a proposed new rapid bus line has some people wanting to put the brakes on the project. plans were approved by milwaukee's common council back in july. but the alderman said the bus line could mean more traffic or fewer parking spots because it would likely take up a lane along the route. he supports it but said it has been pushed through too fast.
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milwaukee citizens as i do, it's going to be pushed back. >> the next step for the project is securing the funding. it's expected to cost around $46 million if the funding passes planning studies on how and where to build the bus stations would start next year. construction could start in 2018. only on wisn 12 news coming together to spread a message of hope. it has been one week s t near 35th. we're hearing now from one of the victims' parents for the first time. they are grieving with the community. >> he was my best friend. like we did everything together. he was a funny dude. any time i needed to laugh he was there. >> friends are processing his loss. >> he was just too young.
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so early. >> they died when the car they were in crashed into a tree near 35th. investigators say speed was a factor. because of what happened here at the scene of the crash the parents say they want positivity to come out of tragedy. >> today we're having hot dogs, we're just mingling with the kids letting them know we're there. because they're hurting too. >> a cookout at the park lawn basketball. in a city plagued with crime his parents wanting people to know he was a good kid, the victim of a terrible accident. >> people start to think that all the kids in north side are terrible when that's not the case. we do have awesome kids. >> the greatest son you could have. and i hate that we lost him. the support we have here today is beautiful.
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funeral tomorrow. the driver of the car is his step brothsdzer. he is being charged in the crash. two men are now charged with stabbing a man on milwaukee's east side. 32-year-old shawn ost rum was killed on monday. according to court records he was stabbed six times in the chest, hip, back, and had a cut on his throat. one of the suspects said he attacked him after he saw him punch the other suspect. was trying to rescue a female friend involved in an argument. a wisconsin nun murdered in mississippi is being remembered for putting others first. a funeral was held yesterday in milwaukee for sister margaret heleds. she began her life of service at the schools sister of st. francis in milwaukee. those close say it's important to feel compassion even towards the person accused of
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about what may have been going on in that person's life. i think we look with mercy upon that person. >> sister margaret and her friend were found murdered last weekend in their mississippi home. a 46-year-old man is charged with capital murd anywhere that case. tomorrow, world famous nun mother teresa will become a saint. pope frances is set to canonize her and a local priest will be there. earlier this week marquette university honored mother teresa with a mass. >> it doesn't happen often. college football at lambo field. but it is happening later today. the wisconsin badgers are playing their first game of the season against the tigers at green bay. the city has been preparing all week. the team's arriving in title town yesterday. the game is sold out.
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only right here. kickoff is at 2:30 this afternoon. then stay tuned for the season premier of big 12 sports saturday. live at lambo with post game coverage. we turn now to our weather. >> gorgeous labor day weekend weather. 80s stay in place. i'll show you when wet surrounding n.f.l. quarterback collin kaepernick national anthem protest. the group threatening to boycott 49ers games this
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>> a live look in malm this morning at the dome. sun is out here no rain falling right now to speak of. a complete look at our forecast coming up. but right now we are following some weather news from the midwest. rocked by an earthquake this morning. >> breaking news this morning. 702. 14 kilometers to the north of pawnee, oklahoma. you can see it on the map. it is just to the north and a little east of stillwater, oklahoma. so just to the north of oklahoma city and south of the border between oklahoma and kansas. so this is a strong earth quake coming in at 5.6. >> this is a look right now from our sister station in
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people have been talking about this this morning. almost 12,000 people. trending already on twitter. people talking about feeling that earthquake this morning. >> some apparently even thinking we've had a couple of messages, people thinking that they have felt it here. it is certainly, could be possible. i would think much more likely across kansas. oklahoma, texas, missouri, arkansas. the states that would be surrounding that 5.6. but that is a earthquake. >> i was in a 4 hth 8 and got shook out of bed so that's a big one. if you feel it and have any pictures you can share with us please share with us on facebook, twitter, instagram and on you loling. coming up, outrage this morning after a former stanford university swimmer convicteded of sexual assault is back home in ohio.
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sentence. he was released yesterday. at his family's home protesters lining the sidewalk showing their outrage over turner's sentence. turner's neighbors will also being notified of his return home. >> i think he should have been in there a lot longer than three months. and longer than six months. i think he should have been there the rest of his life. >> he will serve three years register as a sex offender for life. controversy growing over san francisco 49ers quarterback colin kaepernick's protest. the union for police officers say its members may boycott if he is not disciplined. the quarterback has refused to stand for the anthem at the team's preseason games most recently kneeling on thursday night getting booed by the crowd. the football players says he is
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anthem in protest of the treatment of minorities across the country. the team says it stands behind him and respects his rights not to participate in the national anthem. >> the f.b.i. has released dozens of more pages of documents from the hillary clinton email investigation. that includes an interview in which clinton said she did not know that the letter c on government documents meant the information was confidential. the f.b.i. said earlier this year that while the treatment of classified information was careless, it was not criminal. the state department says it will now release records of hillary clinton's meetings as secretary of state before election day. republican presidential candidate donald trump is trying to way voters. he took part in a roundtable discussion with business, religious, and civic leaders in
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an interview at a predominantly african american church in detroit. the general election is just now a little over two months away. this weekend on up front, mike gousha sits down with gary johnson. you will hear johnson's views on immigration and why he says building a wall on the mexican border is crazy. happening now president obama is in china for the economic summit. he arrived early this morning for the summit which starts tomorrow. this morning the u.s. and china signed a global climate change agreement. obama's trip to china comes after his two-day visit to hawaii. naming a newly discovered fish species after the commander in chief. the only known fish to live exclusively within the newly protected area off of the hawaiian coast. but this is not the only fish
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scientists in tennessee named a freshwater darter after obama in 2012. the u.s. capital restoration project is coming to an end. the dome has been covered in 52 miles of scaffolding pipe for nearly two years. house speaker paul ryan said it will be gone before the presidential inauguration in january. during the $60 million project thousands of cracks in the cast iron dome were fixed and the dome was repainted. the current restoration is ex for the next 50 years. a company in pennsylvania is looking to build the biggest american flag ever. north american manufacturing has been working on the flag for the last six months. when it is done it will be more than 40 feet long and 90 feet wide weighing 400 pounds. workers still need to add a 13th and final stripe to the flag. the company hopes to have it
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this weekend thousands of people are in town for harlem david son's milwaukee rally. you can check out all kinds of events at all five local harley davidson dealers as well as the museum. the rally runs through rally. part of the rally includes the big gig barbecue. several different restaurants will serve up ribs, brisket, and of course plenty of barbecue. live music and wisconsin beer. >> the event is all about food. who doesn't love barbecue. we have ten of the best cookers cooking everything from ribs to brisket to baby back ribs short ribs pulled pork chicken you name it. >> sounds delicious. we should go there. the big gig barbecue is tomorrow. it is open from 5:00 until 10:00. the tickets will cost you $15.
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scotland and you only have to go to waukesha. the games are back at the expo nert. kids 12 and under get in for free. the game runs through sunday. later today you can also go over the edge at miller park. the annual fund raiser for special olympics challenges people to rappel ten stories down the outside of the ballpark. the event is happening this morning at 9:00 we'll be sure to keep an eye on send us pictures. we turn to our weather now. we're not just talking about that hurricane on the east coast. now this morning an earthquake reported in the midwest. >> being felt hundreds of miles away. i just tweeted a map of where the earthquake has been felt so far. it's been felt as far north as iowa. we've had some reports of people saying that they felt it here in southern wisconsin. didn't feel it here.
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morning. so not quite an hour ago. it's not uncommon to have earthquake in the southern plains across oklahoma and kansas. if you do have a look at the fault line map of much of the southern plains they are criss-crossed with faults. so this a 5.6 earth quake. there's oklahoma city. so very near the bord we are kansas. feeling from texas to the dakotas and e here at home high pressure influencing our weather. any cloudiness we see and showers off into the plains will stay there. that's partially because of tropical storm hermione. still bringing very big rain and ending a good deal of the rain ending with the exception of coastal north carolina but now pushing up into virginia. so delaware, rhode island, d.c., they're all going to get wet as the storm system makes a slow move bms becomes nearly stationary later today and
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watches and warnings up to boston. and hermione is going to be somewhat responsible for our weather. with the strength of this system it's not allowing much progression of any storm system across the plains. so the high pressure stays here just in time for the holiday weekend. early morning temperatures upper 50s in northern illinois and southern wisconsin. but 60s warmer air in store for us. yesterday we had about 72 today 77. now we've had hos. now in the 50s. we'll get into the 60s and into the 70s for this afternoon. there will be a few clouds from time to time. winds east and southeast. so if you your toes in the sand along lake michigan it will be cooler. but shouldn't be too breezy overall. tonight things are quiet. we'll see overnight lows in the upper 50s and low 60s.
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again. rain across minnesota. i don't think it gets that far. i don't think that rain moves into minnesota at least until probably later monday. so i will keep the next few days dry. sunny and slowly warmer. you will feel the humidity monday as well. by tuesday mid 80s a chance for showers and storms later tuesday and then off and on wednesday, thursday, friday, we get into a wetter pattern. >> thank you. up next, still ahead, a romantic journey back we'll have a preview of the best selling books turned movies. the life between oceans.
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>> a best selling book. the light between oceans. >> this week they share the screen in the movie that brought them together as a real life couple while playing a couple in the heart wrenching drama the life between oceans.
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>> living in an isolated lighthouse, lave quiet life until one day they rescue a baby girl from a row boat lost at sea and raise her as their own. but they soon discover that the baby's mother is still out there and the secret begins to take its toll on everyone. >> someone know that is my girl is alive. >> it's her mother. >> i am her mother. >> the two stars had met before but having the chemistry to play a married couple was k >> i think stepping into the one you hope for. >> you just never know. sort of there from the beginning, really. >> i'll protect you. i promise. >> that ended up leading to a real life romance. >> she as very fierce performer. she's got all of those things in spades. it's impressive to see. >> one day this will all seem
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>> back to you in the studio. >> still ahead, a tribute to the late gene wilder. how fans are remembering his ike onic film this weekend. plus, it is an exciting weekend. badgers fans gearing up for the big game against lsu. the players talk about how they're planning to win the matchup. plus, we are following breaking news this morning. a 5.6 magnitude earth quake strikes central oklahoma and it was felt all across the midwest. damage being reported from texas all the way to north dakota. we will have a report coming up.
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>> countdown to kickoff. the banlers are preparing to face lsu. we'll check in with the badgers head coach about seeing a familiar face on the opposing team. plus we will take you behind the scenes. first a live look outside to start your saturday. we have your gametime forecast. plus a look ahead to a warmup this week. good morning, everyone.
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we're going to begin by getting a look at our forecast. good morning. >> we are bathed in sunshine for today and the next several days gorgeous labor day weekend weather. temperatures are warming nicely this morning. mid 60s at the airport. blue skies for everyone. 77 degrees. warmer air makes a comeback tomorrow. humidity as well. low 80s for labe dare monday as the heat and humidity builds in. clouds, showers and action off to our west and northwest don't make much movement. quiet weather over the next few days. >> the united states geological survey says a 5.6 magnitude
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northern oklahoma. >> shaking. >> this video that you're seeing sent to our facebook page on our sister station site in oklahoma city. this is from noble, oklahoma, where small after shox are also expected. you can see the chandelier, the lamp shaking a little bit back and forth. the quake reported around 7:02 this morning. people saying it was felt ault way into north dakota. in a driver tried to reach for his cell phone, crashes his car in the middle of an intersection on milwaukee's north side. look at the car. this was the scene just before 1:00 this morning. according to milwaukee police, the driver was trying to grab his phone when he lost control of the car. he needed to get a few stitches in his arms. police say he will get a ticket for inattentive driving.
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open their season with a marquis matchup against the lsu tigers. they're playing on lambo field for college game day. one of the coaches on the ops site side of the field is a familiar face for the badgers. he switched sides this off season. so he obviously knows the badgers' personnel and offensive tend sis. still, head coach says he's not sure it will be a major factor in today's game. >> he does haven we do. like we were talking about, we're still trying to figure out who we are. so maybe he as lot smarter than us. if he knows uzz better than we know, as we go through across the board, tendencies, he has an idea of what we did last year. but we don't have any tendencies yet.
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underdogs. the statistics will tell you they have a better defense a year ago but the recruiting rankings will tell you the tigers had more athletic ability. they didn't dominate the tough s.e.c. but they did rank 2r5th in total defense and 17th nationally against the run. their akill eas heel a year ago was the pac game. they ranked 66. however the badgers say they would much rather run the ball which won't be easy. >> they're a high tempo defense. they have the size. everything on the chart weight and height. so we know what we're going up against. pretty familiar with the type of speed that they bring to the table. so it won't be anything too shocking. guy whose have been with me came up in the class played against the defense as well. so just being number one once again. >> a great team no doubt. big physical guys. for us we have to get after
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come down to who will win in the trenches. i think it will be big for us. >> today's game is sold out. big 12 sports watson is there in green bay and he got to explore what it takes to put together espn college game day. >> this is what you'll see on your tv screen but now we'll take you behind the scenes. it's 09 pern without any one of those people it wouldn't be what it is. >> a look inside one of six production trucks that help make college gameday possible. for the next 15 weeks they will travel all across the country. >> tts time consuming, constant. not a set number of hours. it's every day most of the day. but i love it. so it doesn't seem like we're -- >> every stadium special but none like here. >> this is a no brainer once we
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few years ago. when will college game day ever get a chance to come to lambo field? >> coverage runs from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. and then the badgers and tigers kick off at 2:30. >> the packers are using today's game as an opportunity to help flood victims in louisiana. the team along with its concessions company and the to donate doctors -- $55,000. red cross volunteers will be collecting cash donations. more than 110,000 homes were damaged in the floods. don't forget that you can see the game only right here. kickoff at 2:30. then stay tuned for the season
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then live at lambo for post game coverage. milwaukee's mayor pledging to put more officers on the streets and spend more money on the department. in an interview yesterday the mayor said, the police department budget will be significantly larger than this year's budget. and will be funding multiple classes of new officers. now, we reached out tolt mayor's office for more specifics but we've not heard back. this comes after the city's deadliest month in 25 years. the alderman has been saying for month that is more officers need to be on the streets. in a statement that he e-mailed before we learned of the mayor's plan, he stated milwaukee's homicide rate per capita is higher than chicago's.
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we plan to follow up with the mayor about specifics in the coming days. according to milwaukee police chief, milwaukee had 24 homicides in august. that brings the total number of homicides in the city to 93 this year. last year at this time there were 103 homicides. this morning police are trying to track down a suspect who investigators say stole a car and rammed into several other cars. five people were sent to the hospital. they are all expected to be ok. but the driver who triggered it all ran away and is still on
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a dramatic end to an overnight police chase in greenfield. police say a stolen car was going to wrong way on 27th street and then went nearly 100 miles an hour on the freeway. the officer used a technique called the m the chase. that's when the officer hit the fleeing car to make sure it crashes. >> if the officer can employ the technique safely he will do so. we look for factors such as time of day, other vehicles around, pedestrian traffic. in this instance there were no cars around. it was the perfect opportunity to employ this.
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extra officers will be on patrol to make sure everyone gets to their destination safely. local departments and the state patrol will be on the lookout for zrunching drivers, people speeding and not wearing their seat belts. and to prevent traffic tieups the department of transportation is stopping most major road projects until 6:00 a.m. tuesday. the d.o.t. expects the heaviest traffic between 8:00 and noon on monday. doctors say americans are starting to slim down but obesity rates are still dangerously high. new details on how wisconsin measures up. >> an indoor theme park larger than 28 football fields. a ride on this one of a kind collosla roller coaster. standing by with a look at our labor day weekend forecast. >> it feels a lot more like
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the rate of obesity in wisconsin is slowly shrinking the group the trust for america's health just released a new report ranking adult obesity rates in all wisconsin is tied with georgia with a rate of 30.7%. that is slightly lower than last year. louisiana had the highest rate, 36.2% of adults there are considered obeees. colorado comes in with the lowest rate. 20.2%. the report breaks down the risk of heart disease and cancer related to obesity. there are also suggestions to reduce obesity rates such as
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teach young children about healthy eating habits and daily exercise. also new, the drug enforcement agency is taking steps to place a powerful herb called caadum on the most restricted classification of the controlled substance act. sold in cafes and the internet not an opiate it acts on similar brain receptors. drug o for drugs like heroin. it has been linked to 15 deaths in the united states this year. for some people having one or even two cups of coffee a day is the norm. and being a coffee drinker just might be encoded in your dna. >> whether you need a pick me up at work or just happened to be a late lover, new research
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habits may be linked to your genes. people with a newly identified genetic trait drank less coffee than those who didn't have the traits. the author of the study believes the new gene impacts consumption. researchers collected medical and genetic data from more than 1200 people. the study was also conducted to a group of roughly 1700 people in the netser lands and the results were similar. the author said studies that link food with genetics can help understand the science. hopefully lead to solutions that can help change some of our bad choices. >> right now, tonight's willie wonka returns to the big screen as a tribute to the late gene wilder. theaters will show willie wonka
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you can see both movies tonight and tomorrow at may favor mall. wilder, a milwaukee native, died monday of complications from also mer's. he was 83 years old. all this weekend you have a chance to visit a replica of the vietnam wall memorial that stands in our nation's capital. the traveling vietnam memorial wall is in germantown right now. the wall is at the american legion post and is open to visitors 24 hours a day. it will be in germantown through monday. get ready for black lights music and color. the color run is hosting a nighttime 5 k in milwaukee. tonight at miller park. and there's still time for you to get in on all the fun. you can register for the run. it starts at 7:45 p.m. we turn our attention to weather across the country. a preliminary 5.6 magnitude earth quake striking this morning in oklahoma.
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the shaking was felt far away. getting reports of bricks that came off the buildings. >> hundreds of miles reports are coming in. we've had a few reports of people around the metro area of milwaukee also being alerted to this earthquake. so far no injuries. >> this is the biggest quake to hit the state since november of 2011. now, according to the state's department that's according to the state's department of emergency management. location of this earthquake, it is very possible and likely that people who say they live in north dakota feeling this earthquake. >> just a short while ago, i tweeted a felt map that was in play and stretched all the way to the dakotas and south into texas. but not surprising that a lot of people within a few hundred miles had a very good shake this morning. pawnee, oklahoma is to the north of oklahoma city and just
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this earthquake. it had a fairly shallow depth. so they'll get a lot more during the day today. here at home high pressure influences our weather. it won't move much. just meender around the great lakes and that's partially thanks to tropical storm hermione. as we continue to track the traffic this will become a slow mover, off the coast right now bringing rain delaware, maryland. that will stretch up into coastal new york and boston as well. where tropical storm watches and warnings are in place. but with hermione being as strong as she is our weather doesn't change much. maybe you're packing up the car and heading to tidal town. remember your sunscreen sun glasses and a billed hat because the sun will be bright. temperatures i think here in the south we make it to about
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and generally on the light side. so enjoy the sunshine for today. here we are at noon. we'll look at pleasant weather through the afternoon. again, a few clouds from time to time. but otherwise, we'll stay dry. it's a great night to haul the grill out. we'll see lows holding in the upper 50s and 60s. plenty in the way of sunshine for us. our model tries to get a little more wet going across minnesota and iowa. by sunday night. i think this is to i don't think we see this wet move into minnesota and iowa until monday. with our chance obvious rain increasing then once again as we get into tuesday. so until then we'll look at the h and sunshine. 77 for today. low 60s in the city for tonight. upper 50s inland. you'll start to feel more humidity winds south and at times southwest. and that's going to help boost the temperatures monday and tuesday into the low to mid
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then a wet pattern. tuesday wednesday thushes and friday. look at those temperatures. into the 80s. certainly low 80s. >> thank you. wisconsin artists showcasing their creations. we'll have a preview of the festival coming up. later going for a stars spangled record. the work going on to create
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new this morning, biggest indoor theme park just opened in dubai. a 1.5 million square foot indoor theme park, as big as 28 football fields. it is billed as the world's largest. the park cost over $1 billion to build and took three years. the park centerpiece roller coaster is so big it can't even fit under one roof and looped outside the building.
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miles an hour from 2.5 seconds. book your trip to dubai. back here in our area today you can browse through the work of more than 140 artists during the third ward arts festival in milwaukee. good morning to you both. thanks for being here. tell us about this festival. >> this happens every year on labor day. we'rci third ward where the public market is. we have three blocks of unbelievable art. about 150 artists. >> some of it on display here. we've got it set up. some pretty unique. this is your artwork here. tell us about it. >> i make it out of clay over wood and wire then i paint it with really bright colorful paints. i do lots of little creatures from beetles, frogs, chameleons.
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>> where do you get the inspiration? what made you decide to make this? >> i figured out how to make the creature out of the wood and wire so lets me make whatever i like. so pintrest is a great opportunity for me. just to look for pictures. so -- and from nature. the -- as a little girl i picked up frogs and bugs. >> now you turned it into a lifelongfe finally this artwork you said most of these artists are local. that's a big part of your contribution. >> absolutely. we have a lot of milwaukee and wisconsin artists. you can see we're going to have paintings, consult turs. we're going to have jewelry. i'm wearing a watch that one of the artists is going to be showing. all the art available for sale. a free admission show. come down and bring the family. >> thank you for your time.
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and some of the work that we've shown you here just head to wisn. you will find that information under the on tv section. coming up we are tracking the damage left behind by hermione. how families are coping with flooded roads and downed trees this morning. how the storm is affecting our weather. live look outside. as we head to break. keeping an eye on our weekend. the forecast is up next.
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>> wisn news starts right now. thema: good morning and welcome. thanks for starting your weekend with us. we're going to check the forecast and sally severson is in the weather center. sally: the planes early this morning oklahoma and to the north of oklahoma city, 14
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at 7:02 a.m. with a 5.6 magnitude. the second was just a kilometer away coming at 3.6. this is information from the u.s. geological survey. two earthquakes within it hour across oklahoma. it was felled hundreds of miles away. we have been following our sister say some -- station. about this for the last hour and a half. we have seen some of the posts on twitter. there have only been minor damage. we saw some pictures from the website. there is some food down in the grocery store. sally: there is some minor masonry damage which shouldn't be unexpected.
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viewers saying they felt some of that shaking. some people who live in downtown milwaukee. thema: a family believed they felt the earthquake as well. it certainly is possible. if you did feel something, reach out to us. we would love to hear from you. we are following another weather story this mni is moving up the carolinas to virginia. this is a look at the storm damage. high winds of up to 80 miles per hour knocked down trees. new york city is bracing for the storm. beaches are closed-end homes are protected by sandbags. this is a look at a street that
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have a power in florida and georgia. the storm may have killed one man. he was sleeping in a tent when a tree fell on him. you can read much more about tropical storm hermine on our news app. you can download it for free in the app store or google play. it is labor day weekend and many people are celebrating the unofficial end of summer. aaa says fly for the holiday. gas prices will be at the lowest since 2004. the average is $2.22 per gallon. the roads will be very busy. the state patrol will send out all of its available resources to keep everyone safe. the state has seen an average of eight traffic deaths during the holiday weekend. the state patrol well look at
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are wearing seatbelts. they will patrol from the ground and from the air. a proposed new rapid bus line to connect downtown milwaukee to the medical complex has people wanting to put the brakes on the project area plans were put in motion in july. the bus line could mean more traffic or fewer parking spots because it would likely take up a lane along the rou fast. >> my gut tells me knowing milwaukee citizens as i do, it's going to be pushed back. thema: the next step in securing funding. it is expected to cost $46 million. planning studies on how and where to build the bus stations
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2018. coming together to spread a message of hope. it has been one week since two cousins died in a car crash. we are hearing now from one of the parents for the first time. they are grieving with the community. >> he was my best friend. we did everything together. any time i needed to laugh, he was there for me. >> friends are processing his loss. >> he shouldn't have passed away this early. >> they died in the car they were in crashed into a tree. speed was a factor. because of what happened here, parents say they want positivity to come out of tragedy.
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and letting them know we are there. they are hurting as well. >> a cookout at the ymca where he played basketball. his parents wanting people to know he was a good kid, the victim of a terrible accident. >> people think all the kids are terrible and that's not the case. they aren't terrible. we do have awesome kids. >> we hate thate we love the support we have here today. thema: they will have a joint funeral. the driver is a stepbrother and he is charged in the crash. two men are charged with stabbing a man. he was killed outside a bar monday night. he was stabbed six times in the
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his throat. but of the suspects said he saw him punch the other suspect. he was trying to rescue a female friend involved in an argument. a wisconsin non-married -- murdered in mississippi is being remembered for putting others first. she began her life of service at the sisters of st. francis in milwaukee. compassion, even toward the person accused of committing the crime. >> we have to be concerned about what's going on in that person's life. we need to look on that person with mercy. thema: the nuns were found murdered last week in their mississippi home. a 46 your old man is charged
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mother teresa will become a saint tomorrow. pope francis will canonize her at the vatican. a local priest and 26 programs from wisconsin will be there. marquette diversity honored mother teresa with a mass. college football at lambeau field, it is happening later today. the badgers are playing their first game of the season against lsu in green bay. week. the game is sold out. you can watch that game right here on wy sm. -- wisn. stay tuned for the season premiere of the 12 sports saturday. the game will be live at lambeau field.
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severson in the weather center. sally: we have warm air for the holiday weekend. i will show you would big-time wet returns to the work week. thema: more backlash surrounding colin kaepernick. the group that is threatening to
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hurry. get 0% for 72 and $500 labor day cash across the entire ford lineup. plus specially tagged vehicles get another $1000 smart bonus cash. thema: a large earthquake was reported in oklahoma. i am joined by sally severson. sally: i've been on the usgs site. what they are giving scientifically. the initial earthquake comes in at 7:02 a.m. it is a 5.6 magnitude. a second and third quake were next. that came a little bit before 8:00 central time. we are getting reports of damage around the area as well. thema: we want to take a look at some video we have here in this
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in oklahoma city. this is from noble, oklahoma. you can see the light swaying from side to side. when the first earthquake was reported, small aftershocks will be reported. we will continue to keep an eye on things. you can follow the story on our facebook and twitter pages. outrage this morning after a stanford university swimmer convicted of sexual assault is back in ohio. brock turner served three months of his six month sentence. he was released yesterday. protesters lined the sidewalk, showing outrage over his sentence. his neighbors are being notified of his return home.
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there longer than three months. a lot longer than six months if he hadn't gotten out early. i think he should be there for the rest of his life. thema: he will now serve three years probation and register as a sex offender for life. controversy is growing over san francisco quarterback colin kaepernick's protest. the union for police officers who work 49 or home games say they may boycott if cap or neck is not disciplined. national anthem at the season games. recently, he kneeled on thursday night and was booed by the crowd. he refuses to stand in protest of the treatment of minorities across the country. the team says it stands behind and respect his right not to participate in the national anthem. we turn now to commit the 2016.
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more pages of documents from the hillary clinton e-mail investigation. that includes an interview in which c says she did not know the letter c met the information was confidential. while the treatment of classified information was careless, it was not criminal. the state department says it will release records of her meetings as secretary of state before election day. trying to sway african-american voters. he had a roundtable discussion with civic leaders yesterday. today, he will have an interview at a predominantly african-american church in detroit. the general election is two months away. this week, we sit down with gary johnson. you will hear his views on
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border is crazy. upfront airs at 9:00 right here. happening now, president obama is in china for the g20 economic summit. he arrived early this morning. the u.s. and china sign date mobile climate change agreement. the trip to china comes after his two-day visit to hawaii. scientists are naming a discovered the commander-in-chief. it is the only known festa lou -- live exclusively in the protected area off a hawaiian coast. this is not the only fish named after obama. scientists in tennessee named a freshwater fish after him in 2012. a company in pennsylvania is building the biggest american flag ever. they have been working on the
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long and more than 90 feet wide. workers need to add a strike to the flag. they hope to have it flying later this year. that is a norm us. thousands of people are in town for the milwaukee rally. you can check out all kinds of motorcycle related events. the rally runs through monday. part of that rally includes the barbecue. several different restaurants will serve up ribs, brisket, and arabic you. you will find live music and wisconsin beer. >> the event is all about food. who doesn't love harvick you. we've got 10 of the best cookers
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you name it. thema: the barbecue is tomorrow. it is open from 5:00 until 10:00. tickets will cost $15. we are talking about not only are weather, but also hermine on the east coast. now ar sally: it's about 14 kilometers to the northwest of poni, oklahoma. that is north of oklahoma city. as you can see, the largest quake occurred at 7:02 a.m.. there were three subsequent quakes.
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keeping a close eye on oklahoma this morning, we will keep you up-to-date on all of our social media. you can join our sister station in oklahoma. they are following this very closely. we are talking about sunshine in high pressure. that spells fourth of july weather. as beautiful as the weather is, the island. they are getting wet from tropical storm hermine. this storm will become extratropical in nature. that doesn't mean it's any less dangerous. it will be a big rainmaker. it's going to move slowly over the next 36 hours. that impacts not only the
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tropical storm watches and warnings are in place. here at home, they are in title town today. we have big 12 sports saturday coming. the temperature of the afternoon is easily into the 70's. it's going to be a beautiful afternoon for football. we have readings in the 50's across the plains. our readings next week are above seasonal normals. it this is a look at monday afternoon around 4:30 p.m. everybody is well into the 80's. it is any 44 madison. your forecast for today, we're talking about sunshine. we have beautiful weather for tonight.
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i thought we might have some this morning. tomorrow, we are about sunshine once again. i think that's a little soon. it looks like that's going to hold off until monday. we look at better chances for wet, but not until tuesday. we have a few clouds occasionally. we have low 60's for tonight. we will have monday and tuesday will be warm and humid. the wet weather settles in. thema: still ahead, a blend of humor and mystery and drama. we will hear all about the new
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thema: next act theater company is kicking off a new season with a blend of humor, mystery, and drama.
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, they are telling us all about the performance. thanks for being here again. we appreciate it. tell us about the season. >> it's a great lend. humor, mystery, relevant issues. the first is called "the taming." it's our antidote to the crazy political season. it's something even more crazy. to revamp government and make it work for the people. she recruits a liberal blogger and a conservative senator and gets them all in the room. everybody is every buddy names.
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work. it's a great reminder how messy politics are, even when you go back. let's see what happens and how it plans. it's always great to have this kind of thing is served up. that's the best way for people to cope with things. this is art imitating life. >> we hope. democracy is messy and requires us to get in there and keep working at it and not give up on it. i think it leaves us with a sense of hope and how to get engaged. thema: thank you both so much. we've got more information on these upcoming performances. we put that information on our
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up, a couple celebrating their anniversary is trying to solve a mystery. a dog showed up during their camping trip. stay with us.
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thema: a couple is looking to reunite at dog with its owner. about a week ago, the family saw the dog struggling to swim while they were camping. they have no idea vote dog was in the water. the dog has recovered. now they found ty i bet they will find the owner very quickly. they will get out of the news. people will find out. sally: quite a number of associate earthquakes and aftershocks coming in oklahoma. better than five this morning in oklahoma. our weather this weekend, we have low 80's tomorrow and
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